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Solutions Architect’s Handbook - Second Edition

By : Saurabh Shrivastava, Neelanjali Srivastav
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Solutions Architect’s Handbook - Second Edition

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By: Saurabh Shrivastava, Neelanjali Srivastav

Overview of this book

Becoming a solutions architect requires a hands-on approach, and this edition of the Solutions Architect's Handbook brings exactly that. This handbook will teach you how to create robust, scalable, and fault-tolerant solutions and next-generation architecture designs in a cloud environment. It will also help you build effective product strategies for your business and implement them from start to finish. This new edition features additional chapters on disruptive technologies, such as Internet of Things (IoT), quantum computing, data engineering, and machine learning. It also includes updated discussions on cloud-native architecture, blockchain data storage, and mainframe modernization with public cloud. The Solutions Architect's Handbook provides an understanding of solution architecture and how it fits into an agile enterprise environment. It will take you through the journey of solution architecture design by providing detailed knowledge of design pillars, advanced design patterns, anti-patterns, and the cloud-native aspects of modern software design. By the end of this handbook, you'll have learned the techniques needed to create efficient architecture designs that meet your business requirements.
Table of Contents (22 chapters)
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Index

Implementing DevOps best practices

While building a CI/CD pipeline, consider your need to create a project and add team members to it. The project dashboard provides visibility to the code flow through the deployment pipeline, monitoring the build, triggering alerts, and tracking application activities. The following diagram illustrates a well-defined DevOps pipeline:

Figure 12.14: CI/CD workflow best practice

Consider the following points while designing the pipeline:

  • The number of stages: Stages could be development, integration, system, user acceptance, and production. Some organizations also include dev, alpha, beta, and release stages.
  • Types of tests in each stage: Each stage can have multiple types of tests such as unit tests, integration tests, system tests, UATs, smoke tests, load tests, and A/B tests at the production stage.
  • The sequence of a test: Test cases can be run in parallel or need to be in sequence.
  • Monitoring and reporting...